Troubleshooting performance counter problems with PerfMon and a debugger

Performance counters are a wonderful tool when it comes to quickly assessing system health and performance of Windows subsystems.  In addition to learning much about the operation of Microsoft products, exposing performance counters from your own code can be extremely valuable for the very same reasons.  We do this a lot for LeanServer code – … [Read more…]

Workaround for using IIS 7 url authorization with ASP.NET roles

When using the IIS 7.0 Integrated pipeline, you gain access to a ton of cool scenarios where IIS and ASP.NET features work together to provide value for your application – regardless of the application content. Most of these features involve using ASP.NET features (e.g.Forms Authentication) to provide their services for non-ASP.NET content.  These have been … [Read more…]